The trailer for When I Rise which will make its Canadian Premiere at the 2010 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.

Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted African-American singer, becomes the target of racial discrimination at the University of Texas. Against the odds, she rises to stardom, becoming one of the world’s most respected opera singers. When I Rise is a powerful film that documents Barbara’s incredible strength in overcoming oppression and her willingness to confront the tragic insults from her past.

Film Info

1 min 52 sec Duration
  • Posted: April 20, 2010
  • Director: Mat Hames
  • Writer: Unknown or Not Available
  • Studio: Independent
  • Release: May 5, 2010
  • Cast: Unknown or Not Available

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